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A secret sweet idyllic retreat for 2 couples with private pool & air conditionin

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, private pool, air conditioning, wifi, barbeque

Stay in the heart of the Tuscan countryside at COCCINELLE FARMHOUSE, a short drive from Lucca -just 7 kms or 10 mins by car- to enjoy the lush greenery of the Tuscan countryside being very close to Lucca city centre (and other major Tuscan sites) at the same time!

The gate in the antique stone low wall that encloses the little estate leads you to this two-bedroom farmhouse, immersed in a hillside with stunning views of the area around Lucca. The recently restored interiors strike a balance between picturesque traditional style and sleeker contemporary lines.

A 10 metres pool is the centerpiece of the villa’s outdoor spaces, tucked into olive groves. Spend an afternoon in a chaise longue by the pool, and enjoy an al fresco dinner at the table there or outside the kitchen. For ambience, there’s a fireplace in the living room; for convenience, there’s Wi-Fi access: very fast and super reliable provided by the national phone company.

Coccinelle's interiors pair fresh white walls and furnishings with original stone walls, beamed ceilings and pops of color via cushions and flowers.

ON THE GROUND FLOOR, the living room’s focal point is the large fireplace and the huge french window overlooking the olive groves, once entrance for horses, while the dining room’s big windows open to the garden and pool. The fully equipped kitchen has modern appliances and contemporary lines in its sleek, pale-wood cabinets. A big bathroom with shower and a big laundry room equipped with iron, board and washing machine is also on the ground floor.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR, you’ll find two bedrooms (one with aking size bed and one with two twin beds) plus anbother bathroom with tub and shower.

The villa is located in a walking distance from a tipical famous grocery store selling local harvested fruit and vegetables, local cheeses and salami as well as any kind of items like a small supermarket.

The villa is less than 1 km from other shops, bank, restaurants, pizzerias, ice crema shop, bar and post office in the village of SAN LEONARDO IN TREPONZIO and PIEVE DI COMPITO and just 7 kms from the city centre of Lucca. Take a day trip to the shores of Viareggio beach, about 25 mins away, or to Florence in 35 mins driving or to PISA in just 20 mins. The closest train station is in 7 kms from the villa, less than a 10 min drive.

More Details

Property Manager
Mrs Sonia
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Greek, Czech, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Hungarian, Arabic, Finnish, Turkish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
24 November, 2017

About Mrs Sonia

Hallo everyone! My name is SONIA and I am from Lucca. I run my Lucca Holiday Rentals company that offers exceptional apartments in the heart of Lucca. My goal is to help you fall in love with Lucca – to discover, explore, taste and savor new sights and experiences in this incredible city.

My company began almost 10 years ago when I started to rent my family villa after my parents moved to the mountains when they got retired. I spent there my entire childhood and I grew up there in deep contact with the nature and the history. My father thaught me everything about the birds and the antique trees and flowers of the villa and the smell of the sizzling pans used to wake me up each Sunday morning after my mum started to cook! I was fascinated by her when she was telling me the history of the villa in the past century. I thought this kind of feelings are too precious to let them go so then I had the idea to share my love of Lucca and “la dolce Vita” by finding beautiful apartments , villas and farmhouses in my favorite Lucca neighborhoods among my family members properties. Lucca Holiday Rentals started out as a boutique family company and now there are over 15 people working together. We are a friendly and enthusiastic team who will assist you every step of the way, from your first enquiry to your arrival in Lucca.

Mrs Sonia purchased this farmhouse in 2015

Why Mrs Sonia chose Colle di Compito

Your Lucca experience begins with where you stay, and we offer you a warm home on the rolling hills of Lucca or in the heart of the walled town. Each of our property is carefully hand picked to ensure it meets our standards of authenticity and warmth, including outstanding locations in authentic Lucca neighborhoods. Find fully remodeled kitchens and bathrooms, comfortable beds with quality linens, exceptional locations, breathtaking terraces and panoramic views. When you reserve, we open our address book and share our favorite Lucca resources with you to help you plan and enjoy your stay – from excellent tour guides to cooking classes, private chefs, favorite restaurants and cafés to the best pastry shops in the neighborhood. Relax, explore, and enjoy each day to the fullest, experiencing a vacation in Lucca that you’ll remember for a lifetime!

What makes this farmhouse unique

My Philosophy

My goal is to offer you an extraordinary experience in one of Forbe’s Best Town in the World by enhancing your vacation and helping you to explore and experience the delights of living in Lucca.

Me and my helpful and knowledgeable team will guide you through your vacation planning process and help you choose the perfect apartment for your stay. When you’ve booked, the adventure begins. Want to explore the open air markets near your apartment, take a cooking lesson, relax on the Walls at sunset or hire a chef to cook dinner in your apartment? Based on our many years in Lucca, we happily share our resources and favorite suggestions for our guests so you can savor the fun of living like a local during your stay.

Location

Nearest Airport
18 Kilometres
PISA and FLORENCE
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
MONTECATINI
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
LUCCA Central Station
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
CAPANNORI or LUCCA EAST
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
IL GATTINO BIANCO
Nearest Beach
22 Kilometres
VIAREGGIO and FORTE DEI MARMI
Car: necessary

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Colle di Compito in Capannori

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , a baby crib can be added upon request
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Living room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Two new big comfortable sofa beds in the living room
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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A secret sweet idyllic retreat for 2 couples with private pool & air conditionin
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews
4

Beautiful

  • 4 of 5

This property is lovely set in beautiful surroundings. Stepharno (?) who is next door is just a great help and very welcoming. This spacious property has everything you need,

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you it was lovely to meet you and host you! Sonia
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5

Beautiful, quiet and tranquil a dream location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our little boy of 5 and his grandparents, the pool was definitely a great place for the whole family to gather and cool down in the heat. The owner lives next door and he was really friendly and helpful if we need him for anything. We had comlplete privacy all day everyday it was brilliant. The quiet location was great. The house was immaculate, beautiful linen in the bedrooms and crockery all lovely. We got used to the times in which the mosquitoes were around and avoided those times outside. Lots of places very accessible by car, Lucca, Pisa, Collodi. Hotter than usual for this time of year but not uncomfortable, we kept the house cool during the day keeping the shutters closed. We would definitely return to the beautiful farmhouse

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: My goal is to provide the best experience to my guests and your words of appreciation are so much appreciated! Thanks for choosing one of my properties! Sonia
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4

Nice holiday home near Lucca

  • 4 of 5

We really did enjoy our holiday here. The farmhouse is an attractive home and Stefano, who lives very close by, was very welcoming and helpful. We were close to a bus stop for trips to Lucca and we hired a car as well for a week. There is also a great little mini market 5 mins walk away. We never met Sonia or Christina. It was Lisa who met us on arrival at the house and she was very helpful. The photos on the website are fairly accurate although the cushions and bedding are not as pretty as shown. Everything was clean but the downstairs bathroom is a wet room and the floor gets very wet from the shower. Upstairs has only a handheld shower over the bath. It is not the fault of the owner but we were bitten a lot by mosquitos and my daughter was stung twice by wasps. Insect repellents didn't seem to work. It needs to be said that the house is right beside a pretty noisy road and heavy vehicles used it regularly when we were there. It was hot so we wanted to keep the windows open but quite a few had no mesh or badly fitting mesh panels with gaps which let insects in. Air conditioning is expensive, about a Euro an hour for each machine. We used it sparingly. The twin bedroom is very small and was very hot when we were there. The views were not as spectacular as we expected but the gardens were pretty and well cared for. We enjoyed ourselves here but feel this review will give you a better picture of the farmhouse. We received an email from Sonia giving information about Lucca etc but we had nothing in the villa to tell us directions to local restaurants or shops. We used the Internet to find out although the connection is not that great.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Le Coccinelle amazing farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

The house was so quaint and the views were unbelievable. Our favorite was the expansive garden with the beautiful pool and we enjoyed the wine left for us by Francisco. I would recommend Mrs Sonia’s services to friends! (i have been renting several times from her for my trips to Lucca and Florence) Cristina was so helpful and the packets of information and the quick email responses to our questions made us know that we made the right choice in going with this company. We really enjoyed Il Giardinetto (?) in Colle di Compito and the family who runs the nearby deli were wonderfully friendly and very helpful to us. The quiet and views really made our whole trip to Italy!!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so lovely to host such lovely guests!! Thanks for staying with us!
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5

What's not to like?

  • 5 of 5

What's not to like? The Villa is beautiful, spacious and immaculate. The hosts are generous with their time and advice. Relax by the pool and enjoy the tremendous view or explore Tuscany from this home base. Many days trips available from this central location (Pisa, Florence, Carrara, Siena, Cinque Terre, etc). Loved it. Coming back in 2017

  • Review Submitted: 18-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My goal is to provide the best experience to my guests and your words of appreciation are so much appreciated! Thanks for choosing one of my properties! Sonia
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5

the Tuscan sun at the coccinelle farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

The villa is historic and beautiful. The location is fantastic, the staff and owner gracious and helpful, cannot do enough for your comfort and enjoyment. A perfect location. Near Florence and Cinque Terre as well as the Ligurian Sea and beaches. An easy drive to the historic mountain towns or to wonderful Chianti country. It is even easy to make a run for Rome for a few days. Maybe the best was sitting by or in the pool reading a good book and enjoying a glass of delicious red and the Tuscan sun in complete solitude on the big hill overlooking Lucca

  • Review Submitted: 18-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: My goal is to provide the best experience to my guests and your words of appreciation are so much appreciated! Thanks for choosing one of my properties! Sonia
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Colle di Compito, Lucca Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
1 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£534
for 5 nights
From
£107
£490
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,024
for 7 nights
£1,024
 
 
Low Season
2 Jan 2018 - 25 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£534
for 5 nights
From
£107
£490
 
 
Easter
26 Mar 2018 - 2 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,024
for 7 nights
£1,024
 
 
Mid Season
3 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£557
for 5 nights
From
£111
£713
 
 
Mid Season
1 May 2018 - 15 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,024
for 7 nights
£1,024
 
 
Mid Season
16 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,069
for 7 nights
£1,069
 
 
High Season
1 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,113
for 7 nights
£1,113
 
 
High Season
23 Jun 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,470
for 7 nights
£1,470
 
 
High Season
9 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,051
for 7 nights
£1,051
 
 
Mid Season
1 Oct 2018 - 29 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
£557
for 5 nights
From
£111
£713
 
 
Low Season
5 Nov 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£321
for 3 nights
From
£107
£490
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,470
for 7 nights
£1,470
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

THE 2 STEPS to MAKE A RESERVATION:

1. ONLINE BOOKING: book and pay in full online through Homeaway using your credit card (renter has to pay 2.7% credit card fee at arrival). Cancelled booking will not receive a refund.
2. DIRECT BOOKING: Receive a written rental agreement and then decide if to pay a deposit of approx 30% of the rental amount to secure the booking by wire bank transfer or alternatively phone me and just pay a deposit by credit card of approx 30% of the rental amount to secure the booking. No fees are applied. The balance can be paied at a later stage by wire bank transfer or upon arrival.
CANCELLATION POLICIES: For DIRECT BOOKINGS in the event of cancellation, for any reason including health, the deposit is forfeited. In case the cancellation is within 90 days of the start of the rental dates, the full rental balance is payable as well. If the cancellation is over 90 days from the start of the rental dates, the balance will not be requested. Cancelled ONLINE BOOKINGS will not receive a refund. I recommend CSA travel insurance in the event your plans change or emergencies arise.

Prices include: private pool, wi-fi, sat tv, hot water, gas, the booking service and the whole assistance of Mrs Sonia and her staff before and during the whole stay.

Winter heating and electricity year round are charged extra according to comsuption.

Final cleaning and eventual midstay cleanings and change of towels and linens are charged for 80 euros.

Legal Notes: Self Catering property: no hotel staff, no maid, no breakfast or meals provided by the owner, no hotel services during the stay.

A fully refundable security deposit of 500 euros is requested against big damages. The deposit is given back at the end of the stay. To guarantee the amount an invoice will be issued.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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